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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being conducted consistent with the latest official state guidance. WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers are following protocols for vaccination, masking, distancing and hygiene. If this office is not open to the public, we are available during normal business hours via email, phone, and web conference.

Resources for Adults and Youth During COVID- 19

Adult Resources

Here you will find information about the changes happening in our community. Community Resources

WSU’s Elizabeth Weybright, whose research focuses on leisure and boredom, has insights for parents dealing with bored kids at home during this unprecedented pandemic. Click Here to Read More

 

“Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus pandemic,” Many excellent resources by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, click here.

Search Institute: Nurturing Relationships Online, Advice from Experts (YOUTH) – Check out this resource

 

Youth Resources

VeryWell Family features a list of 100 Fun Summer Ideas for Kids and Parents by Laureen Miles Brunelli Click Here

63 Easy Science Experiments to Do at Home

Here is a Project from JOANN’s on how to make a pillow. Click Here 

This OMSI science video invite you to observe animals and make a bar graph: Click here to watch the video

Learning links from WSU Extension

Here’s an OMSI science video on how to learn basic knot tying: Click here to watch 

Click here for ideas for learning at home, including STEM, maker spaces, robotics, coding, virtual field trips, and hands-on 4-H activities.

 

Games and activities from Asphalt Green: REP IT OUT! From a Distance Click Here, this includes a variety of games that allow for proper distancing and don’t require any shared equipment. “Gold!”

 

Summer Activity Guide find theme-based lesson plans by age group from 50 State Afterschool Network and Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network. Click Here

 

Here is a dynamic website with curricula and activities (and some activities that are PDF’s not just links)  that are research based and from trusted sources.  That’s was put together by Kevin Wright, Director

Learning Links from WSU Extension King County-   Click Here

Browse free educational resources from WWF’s Wild Classroom, including species lessons, toolkits with fun activities and games, and expert webinars to bring conservation and science to life in your home. Explore conservation activities for kids

National Geographic’s kids’ site: Click Here

Sign-up Genius has offered a very good list of creative activities! Click Here

Microsoft Office has provided templates for a number of activities, especially coloring and puzzles. Click Here

International Children’s Art Network, courtesy of All Classical radio: Click Here 

World Wildlife

Here are environmental education activities from Project Learning Tree: Click Here

Nuhop’s “At- Home” Outdoor Education

Here is a collection of science games which can be downloaded from the Smithsonian Science Education Center’s Game Center. They are designed for K-12 students: Click Here

Click Here for Project Learning Tree activities for families to do at home and in the backyard.

 

Here are science activities from the Exploratorium (San Francisco) which deal with natural phenomena and are inexpensive to do: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks

 

 

Here are bird and ecology activities for kids from the Audubon Society: https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/activities/audubon-for-kids